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Title:  Maintenance Lead

Job ID:  73256
Country:  Philippines
City:  Batangas City
Professional area:  Supply Chain
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Batangas City, 40, PH, 4233


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we believe in freedom

We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries, and how we’ve grown from 40 to 4,000+ employees in the Philippines since 2009.


But our business isn’t just business, our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they’re free to be themselves, to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines


It’s the perfect moment for you to #JoinTheIdea. We’re opening our Global Business Service center in the heart of BGC Manila and looking for more than 300 bright minds to join a global multinational with an exciting start-up vibe.




As the Maintenance Lead you are responsible for making sure that lines are not constrained due to the lack of technical capability or knowledge. Ensure that all maintenance tasks are planned, organized and executed with the least effort at the best cost. You are also in-charge of knowledge transfer to the line teams and assure the proper level of skills and qualification successfully deploy the loss elimination skills needed for the line to deliver as well as and team goals. You will provide coaching, teaching and assessment of PM and AM step 4 implementation. Also included is the promotion of the reapplication of approaches across the site and across the network if part of platform or regional PM team. And to ensure alignment with Line Leader and AM teams, supporting the training and development of equipment /process/area/ system, owners.



  • Review and prioritize SAP work orders and notifications within 24 hours of generation. Ensure work order backlog is current, sorted for reporting and is managed to best meet the Compelling Business Need.
  • Lead the review of the previous job completion results, other maintenance activities and today’s plan in the Daily Meeting.  Plans should be adjusted accordingly based upon scheduled work, scheduled work completion and break in work.
  • Actively support and coordinate with Cell Lead, Process Lead & Line Team the planned stop, incorporating SAP work orders and maintenance tasks into the plan
  • Lead the scheduling of maintenance work for the next week during the Weekly Planning Meeting.
  • Lead the scheduling of maintenance work in The Monthly Meeting to schedule maintenance work for the next month as dictated by the annual maintenance plan and previously identified work. 
  • Lead optimization with Cell Lead & Process Lead of startup and shutdown of Line and major maintenance interventions
  • Ensure the revision and updating of “Maintenance Technical Documentation” occurs as necessary. 
  • Create OPL’s and train and qualify Line team in maintenance activities
  • Develop and update annual maintenance plan and calendar.
  • Perform any other tasks commissioned by the supervisor.
  • Ensure compliance with EHS procedures, labour law, corporate guidance, internal regulations and work performance instructions.
  • Understand health and safety hazards and risks relevant to their department, function, or process. Ensure that appropriate control measures are known and implemented in order to maintain a healthy and safe workplace for employees within their area of responsibility.
  • Ensure that safety methods are developed and all employees receive appropriate health & safety training and required qualifications, and are competent to do the work safely.
  • Know Legal and JTI health and safety requirements applicable to their department, function, or process and ensure compliance.
  • Provide health and safety leadership, promote a positive safety culture, actively demonstrate commitment to health and safety, lead by example, and take actions to continuously improve health and safety performance.



  • Technical, engineering, mechanical, electrical education
  • Knowledge of technical and technological issues. 
  • Should have at least 3-5 years of experience in a similar role – Senior technical or maintenance role previously in Make & Pack Tobacco Industry
  • Experience with working together and managing technicians & operators, and able to come up with solutions for production processes optimization and establishment
  • Administrative and team management skills. 
  • Knowledge of tobacco industry will be an additional advantage. 
  • Proficient in English language both oral and written communication. 
  • Computer skills (Ms Office)


  • Work in JTI Asia Manufacturing Corp, LIMA, Malvar, Batangas

  • Be covered with medical insurance, with dependent coverage and medicine allowance

  • Receive bonuses and cash allowances such as meal and rice allowance

  • Well-being programs for employees

  • Opportunities for your career growth

  • Recreational facilities in the office - Fitness Gym, Basketball/Badminton courts

  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 employees in 130 countries.

  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company

  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend.

  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves.



Thank you very much for applying! We will make sure that you receive feedback within two weeks after the application deadline. 


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